URBANISM & DESIGNA City Model During the Great War
Past Horizons reported the other week that "a large concrete terrain model on Cannock Chase, representing a section of the Great War battle of Messines Ridge, is to be excavated" by archaeologists later this year.
Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
Fort Worth: Value Capture Line Voted Down by Council
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Fort Worth City Council voted down a resolution that would have supported still-undrafted state legislation facilitating the privately-backed 62-mile Cotton Belt commuter rail line connecting southwest Fort Worth to D/FW Airport and Plano or Richardson...
Orlando: Bill to Stop Buses from Stopping on Streets…
Blogosphere - In this section you'll find commentary, opinion and editorials from blogs and newspapers around the country. The opinions expressed in these blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Reconnecting America.
Commentary: SF Must Prioritize Public Transit Funds
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco fancies itself a transit-first city. We encourage people to give up their cars. We reduce parking...
Blogosphere: Economic Benefits of Transit
Citizens for Modern Transit
One item should be top priority for any employer and the region: Transit. You may not ride transit, you may not know anyone who uses the bus or MetroLink;…
The Urban Land Institute's Terwilliger Center for Housing will host its conference, Housing Opportunity 2013, March 20-22, 2013, in Seattle. Housing experts from across the country will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing all sectors of the housing industry.
Cities and regions from coast to coast are pursuing transit-oriented development (TOD) strategies as a way to achieve many goals, including increased economic competitiveness through improved quality of life, reduced congestion, lower transportation costs for households, improved air quality, reduced costs for providing city services, and growth management. The concept of TOD is becoming more popular as the number of regions planning light rail, bus rapid transit, and other fixed-guideway transit investments expands.